Helping Families who Struggle with Addiction

How can an interventionist help?

Helping someone struggling with addiction is never a straightforward process. One of the many initial hurdles facing family members is the prospect of motivating their loved one to seek out professional treatment. The idea of uprooting one’s life, no matter how terrible it may be at the time, is an intensely frightening proposal for those suffering in active addiction.

Family love and support is critical for effective drug and alcohol rehabilitationTogether We Can works with certified interventionists to assist the family members of a suffering loved one. The emotional turmoil and volatile nature of these situations demands the presence of a dedicated professional in order to properly convey a unified, powerful message.

We encourage family members to use the services of a professional interventionist to initiate appropriate changes in the life of someone struggling with substance abuse.

For more information please contact or call us at 1-888-940-9854.

Craig Fluter, CCAC, CCCSCraig Fluter - Certified Addictions Counsellor/Clinical Supervisor/Interventionist

Certified Addictions Counsellor/Clinical Supervisor/Interventionist

Craig Fluter is a program facilitator, and interventionist who has been an active member of the Vancouver recovery community since 2005. He earned his Addictions Counselling Diploma from VCC and also holds a CCAC designation as a Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor (CACCF).

Craig has six years of experience working at the Cordova Detox Facility on the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver as a support worker and the detox supervisor. Driven by his passion for recovery, Craig has worked with countless individuals and their families conveying his knowledge, experience and insight around issues related to addiction, relationships and trauma.

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Linda Lane DevlinLinda Lane Devlin – CIP, ICADC, CCAC, CCCS

Addiction Intervention Specialist

Linda is a Board Registered Interventionist who has conducted many successful Interventions. She is a long-standing member of the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor through ICRC and Certified Intervention Profession CIP through the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

Linda got her start working in the social services industry over two decades ago, and has grown to be one of the top Executive Management Leaders in the Addictions Health Care Industry in Canada.

She is also involved in many Provincial and National Strategies in Health Initiatives including the Council on Workplace Health and Wellness. Here she helped to build a Psychological Safe Workplace “practical approaches to Success”, which implemented the creation of the New National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the workplace.


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